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Today's News

  • Fourth graders recognized for technology program

    Several Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders were recognized as part of the Student Technology Leadership Program at their school during the 2007-2008 school year. In this program, students learn about using different forms of technology. Throughout the school year they helped classroom teachers with technology needs, recorded events using digital cameras and video cameras, and set up and assisted with the running of sound equipment for activities.

  • Barnett-Sollberger

    Robyn LaRae Barnett and Jeremy William Sollberger, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 12.

    Barnett is the daughter of Bobby Lee and Rebecca Phillips of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Carrie Mae Phillips of Campbellsville and the late Billie Phillips and Raybern and Flora Sparks.

    She is employed at Saver Group Inc. in Campbellsville.

    Sollberger is the son of Terry and Sheila Sollberger of Mt. Washington. His grandparents are John Sollberger of Scottsville and the late Jane Sollberger and Russell and Lillian French.

  • UPDATESuit filed to void moist vote

    Four Campbellsville residents are attempting to reverse May's local option alcohol vote.

    On Wednesday afternoon, Lebanon attorney Rob Spragens filed a petition contesting the local option election on behalf of Don and June Bishop, Russell Burris and Murey G. Finn.

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp, Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, Allen Dudgeon and Phil Allan Bertram, all members of the Taylor County Board of Elections, and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers are named as defendants in the suit.

  • Spring Piano Recital

    Piano students of Beth Cochran participated in the annual spring recital on Saturday, May 10. Pictured, from left, front: Faith Gaddis, Amelia Newton, Will Miller, Elizabeth Sullivan, Sarah Botkin, Sydnee Beard, Kate Cheatham and Jessica Haliday. Middle: Kassie Miller, Lauren Johnson, Katie Mardis, Abigail Phillips, Julie Church, Connor Wooten, Emily Klingberg, Savannah Nolley, Rebekah Phillips and Ariana Wooten. Back: Rylee Beard, Kaleb Ridgeway, Jack Miller, Kensi Moore, Maddie Mason, Brooke Kearney, Ashley Farmer, Lizzy Cox, Hannah Brockman, Cameron Jeffries, Callie Botkin and Cochran.

  • 'Relay Kid' contest deadline is July 11

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal, Commonwealth Broadcasting and KB Photography are hosting a "Relay Kid" contest as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Taylor, Adair and Green counties.

    "Relay Kid" is an online "voting" contest to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The winning child will be featured in an article in the Central Kentucky News-Journal, as well as mentioned on the radio stations affiliated with Commonwealth Broadcasting.

  • Taylor County Fair: Chock-full of activities this year

    Are you looking for good family entertainment that's close to home, has something for every member of the family and offers a solid bang for your buck? Then look no further than the 11th annual Taylor County Fair at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    New this year will be a corn hole tournament on Saturday, June 23 at 3 p.m., according to Harold Young, Taylor County Fair Board president.

    Kissel Entertainment will also bring several different rides to the midway June 23-28, Young said.

    Admission to the fair is $8 per person and that includes all rides and shows.

  • Beasley-Hardin

    Samuel I. Beasley and Mary E. Beasley, both of Danville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rhonda Denise Beasley, to Ryan LaCaine Hardin of Campbellsville, son of William P. Hardin and Shirley Hardin, both of Somerset.

    Beasley is a 1993 graduate of Danville High School and a 2005 graduate of National College. She is employed at Kentucky State University.

    Hardin is the grandson of Mattie Hardin of Campbellsville.

    He is employed at Boone's Butcher Shop in Bardstown.

  • Durham-Jones

    Kathy Durham of Campbellsville and Joey Jones of Greensburg will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 28.

    Durham is the daughter of James and Elizabeth Durham of Campbellsville. She is a 1999 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a 2006 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. She is employed at Tri-Generations as a residential manager/coordinator.

    Jones is the son of Loy "Mann" Jones and Laney Jones of Greensburg. He is a 1997 graduate of Green County High School and a 2002 graduate of Elizabethtown Community College. He is employed as a safety coordinator at UPS.

  • Gannon undergoing therapy

    Neely Nichole Gannon, the 4-year-old daughter of David and Beth Gannon of Pensacola, Fla., is currently undergoing therapy at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Md., where she had hip and leg surgery for a birth defect on April 1.

    She will be there until late July. Her address is: Neely Gannon, Room 108, Hackerman-Patz House, 2434 W. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21215.

    Neely's grandparents are Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville and Jack and Helen Gannon of Hickman, Ky.

  • Property transfers for June 19

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Clyde Randal and Wanda Keltner of Friendship Pike in Campbellsville to Andrea Lotter of Friendship Pike in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, 7.9647 acres, a gift, fair market value $20,000.